Ford Hallam, the immensely talented and award-winning kinkoshi, is featured in this two part video, an enlightening window into his methods and technique.
The tsuba is the reproduction of a missing piece from the mid-1800’s and is an true masterpiece.
Enjoy the video!
9 Replies to “The Making of a Classic Kinko Tsuba – Ford Hallam”
That is amazing!
I am utterly speechless. Absolutely amazing, thanks for posting this and Happy New Year!
truly amazing had no clue how things like that are made what a craftsman would love to get some made for my self
Truly amazing craftsmanship. The patience and skill exhibited left me speachless. I believe it is time to wipe the drool from my keyboard now.
Wow…. That’s is awesome I’m blown away! He is good!
i am hoping he will teach another class or several so that i can attend them.
would like to sign up for his classes if he will hold some.
ford hosts a nice forum that includes techniques and tutorials to get you started. check it out:
I love this video. It almost makes me want to give up woodworking and take up metal smithing instead.
Thanks for showing us your amazing work.
Eagan, Minnesota, USA